The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 17:08. Facebook
"Geriactives", "sunsetters" or "nightcappers"? History shows that branding life stages can trigger deep changes in attitudes
"Geriactives" "sunsetters" or "nightcappers" History shows that branding life st

What to call the time of life between work and old age?

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Phil Bhojwanay
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 14:57. Facebook
The exhaustion experienced in burnout combines an intense yearning for the feeling of having completed a task with the tormenting sense that it cannot be attained. From the The Economist’s 1843 magazine archive
The exhaustion experienced in burnout combines an intense yearning for the feeling

The paralysis and the paradox of burnout

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 12:52. Facebook
Afghan vendors wait for customers as they sell watermelons in Kandahar, Afghanistan on July 20th. Although Afghanistan's economy has reportedly improved, the country still relies on foreign aid for more than 90% of national income. Potential economic growth has also been damaged due to ongoing unrest which has further increased with the withdrawal of foreign troops (EPA/Muhammad Sadiq)
Afghan vendors wait for customers as they sell watermelons in Kandahar Afghanistan

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Vinod Kumar
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 11:44. Facebook
Marriage is a central institution in all societies; in India it often seems more important than anything else. Marriage there still looks very different from the Western kind, yet prosperity and technology are eroding tradition
Marriage is a central institution in all societies; in India it often

More and more young Indians are choosing their own husbands and wives

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Abhishek Dev
Kh Lam
Manav Garg
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 09:43. Facebook
Asia’s superpowers are squaring off over bits of a Himalayan plateau, claimed by both China and Bhutan but strategically important to India. Humiliated in 1962, India’s army knows that defending its north-eastern flank is a military nightmare
Asia’s superpowers are squaring off over bits of a Himalayan plateau claimed

More than 50 years after the Sino-Indian war, border disputes remain unresolved

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Haris Bin Yousuf
Varun Karthikeyan
Apoorv Shrivastava
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 07:39. Facebook
In big ways and small, China is making its presence felt across the continent
In big ways and small China is making its presence felt across the continent

China’s growing assertiveness in Africa

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 05:36. Facebook
On July 14th a gun battle took place outside the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. The shootout has led to a diplomatic crisis between Israel, the Palestinians and Jordan
On July 14th a gun battle took place outside the al Aqsa

The al-Aqsa showdown is raising tensions throughout the Muslim world

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Vikash Boyjoo
Gordon J Badham
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 04:49. Facebook
Japan’s prime minister is fighting claims that he helped a college chum win government approval to build a new veterinary school
Japan’s prime minister is fighting claims that he helped a college chum

Shinzo Abe faces a second uncomfortable day in parliament today

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MJ Good
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
07/25/2017 at 03:10. Facebook
Why will the winners of "Game of Thrones" have won? What principles of politics, morality and philosophy are the creators of the show trying to demonstrate?
Why will the winners of "Game of Thrones" have won What principles

What is the moral compass of “Game of Thrones”?

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Guo Xiongwei
Sison Siy
Chai Xiangyu
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 17:19. Facebook
Green spaces are not, in and of themselves, scenic. To be so, they need to involve contours and trees, according to an algorithm
Green spaces are not in and of themselves scenic To be so

What makes a landscape scenic? Artificial intelligence has a say

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Alison Vittoria
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 15:11. Facebook
Many of them face persecution and torture, or worse, on their return; all have criminal records in America, for offences ranging from overstaying a visa to murder
Many of them face persecution and torture or worse on their return;

Today more than 1,400 Iraqis face the expiration of a two-week stay of deportation from America

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 13:35. Facebook
If the best-known emblem of Mongolia is its mighty 13th-century conqueror, Genghis Khan, the second-best-known is probably the humble nomadic dwelling known to locals as a “ger”
If the best known emblem of Mongolia is its mighty 13th century

Why yurts are going out of style in Mongolia

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Jan Gustafsson
Монголын Хүү Оска
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 13:00. Facebook
At the most recent G20 summit, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met for a private chat. Our cartoonist KAL imagines their dialogue
At the most recent G20 summit Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met

Trump and Putin's chess match

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John Taylor
Parkha Khan
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 13:00. Facebook
Having few natural resources of its own, Japan is testing out the circular economy
Having few natural resources of its own Japan is testing out the circular economy

Japan's 'urban mines'

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Sam Line
Pandu Sarijadi
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 11:29. Facebook
A woman dries chrysanthemums, chilli peppers and long beans at a village in Wuyuan County, Jiangxi province, China on July 21st (Reuters)
A woman dries chrysanthemums chilli peppers and long beans at a village

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Sheila Smith
陈谞杰
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 09:32. Facebook
Democracy is losing ground even as the region grows richer
Democracy is losing ground even as the region grows richer

South-East Asia’s future looks prosperous but illiberal

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Chung-Hsiang Yang
Chinedu Atuchukwu
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 07:11. Facebook
When the two new states were proclaimed in mid-August 1947, it was hoped the partition would be orderly. But the plans immediately went awry in a vast, messy and violent exchange of populations that left at least 1m dead and 15m uprooted from their homes
When the two new states were proclaimed in mid August 1947 it

Why India and Pakistan hate each other

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Yashpreet Sandhu
Gorraakh Balbang
Kiran Bindu
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 07:00. Facebook
Seventy years after their acrimonious split, India and Pakistan remain at daggers drawn
Seventy years after their acrimonious split India and Pakistan remain at daggers drawn
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Zahid Iqbal Khan
Usama Mughal
Saeed Ahmed
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 05:07. Facebook
While it cannot guarantee a fair election, tech can help nudge things in the right direction
While it cannot guarantee a fair election tech can help nudge things

New methods and technology can make elections fairer

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Tunner Jack Jack
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 02:12. Facebook
As Matt Kuchar′s title drought shows, slow and steady is not the best way to play
As Matt Kuchar′s title drought shows slow and steady is not the best way to play

Jordan Spieth′s Open victory illustrates the perils of playing it safe

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